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Who Is The Most Famous Troy In The World?

Updated February 16, 2021 560 votes 30 voters 10.6k views58 items

List RulesVote up all of the Troys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Troy can you think of? The famous Troys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Troy, famous musicians named Troy, and even athletes named Troy.

Troy Aikman is certainly one of the most famous Troys on this list. One of the famous football players named Troy, he spent his entire 12-year career with the Dallas Cowboys. He is a three-time Super Bowl champion and six-time Pro Bowl player. There are also many boxers named Troy on this list, such as Troy Amos-Ross.

Another of the famous people with the first name Troy is Troy Andrews. He is a musician better known by his stage name Trombone Shorty. He is famous for bringing the sound of New Orleans all over the world.

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  • 1
    1966-11-21
    26

    BirthplaceWest Covina, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Kenneth Aikman (born November 21, 1966) is a former American football quarterback who played for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL). The number one overall draft pick in...  more

    #21 of 120 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#6 of 86 The Best No. 1 Overall NFL Draft Picks Of All Time, Ranked#10 of 96 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

  • 2
    1981-04-19
    24

    BirthplaceGarden Grove, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Aumua Polamalu (; born Troy Aumua; April 19, 1981) is a former American football strong safety who played his entire twelve-year career for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football...  more

    #1184 of 1,316 The Best Athletes Of All Time#25 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#17 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • 3
    1993-10-27
    21

    BirthplaceBoca Raton, Florida, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Gentile (born Troy Francis Farshi; October 27, 1993) is an American actor, best known for his role as Mark in Hotel for Dogs and Barry Goldberg in the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs...  more
  • 4
    1936-01-27
    19

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Donahue (born Merle Johnson Jr., January 27, 1936 – September 2, 2001) was an American film and television actor and singer. He was a popular male sex symbol in the 1950s and 1960s....  more
  • 5
    1975-07-17
    19

    BirthplaceGeorgetown, Guyana

    NationalityCanada, Guyana

    Troy Amos-Ross (born July 17, 1975 in Georgetown, Guyana) is a Guyanese Canadian boxer, currently residing in Brampton, Ontario. He competed in the light heavyweight (< 81 kg) division at the 1996...  more
  • 6
    1976-04-01
    11

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Edward Baker (born April 1, 1976) is an American voice actor and musician known for portraying the lead characters in several video games. His best known voice performances include Joel in The...  more
  • 7
    1973-09-08
    11

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida

    Troy Jayson Sanders (born September 8, 1973) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the Atlanta, Georgia metal band Mastodon, in which he plays bass and shares lead...  more
  • 8
    1980-01-21
    13

    BirthplaceVentura, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Matthew Dumais (born January 21, 1980) is an American competitive diver from California. Dumais has represented the United States in the 2000 Olympic Games, 2004 Athens Olympic Games, 2008...  more
  • 9
    1948-02-16
    10

    BirthplaceMissoula, Montana, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Evans (born February 16, 1948) is an American actor who is perhaps best known for his role as Desk Clerk Francis "Frank" Martin in the television drama series ER. He has also appeared in the...  more
  • 10
    1973-07-07
    14

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy O’Donovan Garity (born July 7, 1973) is an American film actor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Barry Winchell in the...  more
  • 11
    14

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, Southern California, Contiguous United States, 90731

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Van Leeuwen (born January 5, 1970) is an American rock musician and producer. He is best known as the guitarist for the rock band Queens of the Stone Age (QOTSA), for which he has served since...  more
  • 12
    1968-11-04
    11

    BirthplaceFayetteville, North Carolina

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Troy McLawhorn (born November 4, 1968) is an American musician, songwriter and record producer who has been the guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriting partner in the bands Evanescence,...  more
  • 13
    1970-03-12
    16

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Winbush (born March 12, 1970) is an American actor....  more
  • 14
    1970-12-18
    13

    BirthplaceVictoria, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Lee Coleman III (born December 18, 1970), better known by his stage name Cowboy Troy, is an American, Hick Hop/country rapper and songwriter. He is a member of the MuzikMafia, an aggregation of...  more

    #8 of 24 The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked#92 of 110 The Best Rappers From Texas#30 of 45 The Best Country Rappers

  • 15
    1921-03-02
    13

    BirthplaceJackson, Tennessee, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Melton was an actor and a stunt performer....
  • 16
    1940-05-14
    10

    BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gary Wayne Schelton (May 14, 1939 – January 7, 2016), known by his stage name Troy Shondell, was an American vocalist, who achieved a modicum of fame and recognition in the early 1960s. He became a...  more
  • 17

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Troy Kennedy Martin (15 February 1932 – 15 September 2009) was a Scottish-born film and television screenwriter best known for creating the long-running BBC TV police series Z-Cars (1962–1978), and...  more
  • 18
    1969-08-09
    7

    BirthplaceFontana, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Eugene Percival (born August 9, 1969) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher and current head coach at UC Riverside. He gained fame as a closer. During a 14-year baseball career, he pitched...  more
  • 19
    1968-08-22
    13

    BirthplaceElba, Alabama

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Robin King (born August 22, 1968) is the former attorney general of the state of Alabama. He previously served as an assistant attorney general and a legal adviser to both Republican governors...  more
  • 20
    1969-08-04
    10

    BirthplaceCompton, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Franklin O'Leary (born August 4, 1969) is an American former professional baseball outfielder who played with the Milwaukee Brewers (1993-1994), Boston Red Sox (1995-2001), Montreal Expos (2002)...  more
  • 21
    1970-06-08
    10

    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Darnell Vincent (born June 8, 1970) is a former American football cornerback for the Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles, Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins of the National Football League...  more
  • 22
    Troy Miller is an American film producer, director and screenwriter. Miller is best known for his work in comedy and has been nominated for 15 Emmy Awards with two wins. Miller is known as an...  more
  • 23
    1980-05-02
    11

    BirthplaceMorristown, New Jersey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Troy Brandon Murphy (born May 2, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Murphy was born in...  more

    #155 of 232 The Best White Players in NBA History#38 of 147 The Best NBA Players From New Jersey#52 of 54 The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time

  • 24
    1985-08-17
    7

    BirthplaceNorth Delta, British Columbia

    NationalityCanada

    Troy Brouwer (born August 17, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey...  more
  • 25
    1962-07-31
    7

    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Troy Norman Murray (born July 31, 1962) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played in the NHL. He is currently the color analyst on WGN-AM broadcasts of Chicago Blackhawks hockey...  more
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